Financial Exploitation of the Elderly
Witnesses testified about various schemes aimed at the financial exploitation of the elderly and proposals to elevate such crimes to the… read more
Witnesses testified about various schemes aimed at the financial exploitation of the elderly and proposals to elevate such crimes to the level of domestic violence or child abuse. They also talked about programs to educate citizens about several forms of senior abuse perpetrated by criminal groups, caregivers, home repairmen and family members. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Gertrude Gingerich Victim
- Brad Graham Detective
- Chayo Reyes Detective (Retired)
- Justin Ray White Prison Inmate
- John Breaux U.S. Senator [D] Louisiana
Financial Crimes and the Elderly
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Abuse in Nursing Homes
Witnesses testified about physical and mental abuses of elderly residents in nursing homes.
Physical Fitness and Aging
Witnesses testified about the role of exercise and nutrition in maintaining good health for the elderly.